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Brexit and the US and EU's Psychological Projection on Russia (Video)

Perhaps the US and EU need to be placed on the psychoanalyst’s chaise lounge to understand their behavior.

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Psychological projection - the theory in psychology whereby people deny attributes in themselves (usually negative) while projecting them onto others, a form of denial (another psychological theory).

And this appears to have been the case with Russia and Brexit. The US and the European Union both intervened in the process, urging Britons to vote against leaving the EU, and then went on to claim this exact behavior of Russia. This is in spite of the fact that Russia kept sedulously out of it all and left the matter to Britons.

President Putin here patiently explains all this, without reference to the aforementioned psychological theories; but one can see how these theories may be applicable to the case in question.

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